Discovery certificate for object 2016bte
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1980 [ 2016TNSTR.310....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-04-25 18:42:27
Sender: Dr. David Young
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

K. C. Chambers, M. E. Huber, H. Flewelling, E. A. Magnier, N. Primak, A. Schultz, (IfA, University of Hawaii), S. J. Smartt, K. W. Smith, (Queen's University Belfast), J. Tonry, C. Waters, (IfA, University of Hawaii) D. E. Wright, D. R. Young (Queen's University Belfast) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016bte
Discoverer internal name: PS16bsq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:33:26.819 (248.361746306) DEC = -08:09:09.70 (-8.15269536767)
Discovery date: 2016-04-11 12:04:37 (JD=2457490.003206)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-04-11 12:04:37
Flux: 21.08 ABMag
Filter: w-PS1
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: